The Tahoe/Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 is sponsoring the 39th Annual Elks "Hoop Shoot" national basketball free throw contest.
The free contest for youth ages 8-13 will be held at the Meneley Elementary School gym, 1446 Muir Drive, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Jan. 11.
"We had one local girl go to state last year and she placed second," Hoop Shoot chairman Gary Wendt said. "It's a great competition, and there's always a chance to win a $60,000 scholarship at nationals."
The competition is open to all girls and boys living in Douglas County and South Lake Tahoe. Six …